mohel


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mohel

[mō′əl, môhāl′]
in Judaism, ordained to circumcise.

mo·hel

(moyl)
Ordained Jew who performs circumcisions as prescribed by Jewish customs.
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I am hoping that this website will help parents while they are preparing to arrange their son's brit so that they do not have to worry and will know that their son is in the good hands of a professional mohel," said Rabbi Nechemia Markovits, USA Mohel.
Indeed, Elijah is called malakh ha-berit, "the angel of the covenant," (10) and immediately after reciting the verses from Pinhas, the mohel designates a seat of honour as Kisse shel Eliyyahu ha-navi, "the Chair of Elijah," presupposing that he attends every circumcision and occupies his seat.
13, the New York City Board of Health passed a regulation requiring "written informed consent" from parents before an infant can be ritually circumcised by a metzitzah b 'peh-practicing mohel.
During the ritual, called Metzitzah b'Peh, a Mohel removes the foreskin from the baby's penis and uses his mouth to stop the bleeding.
The first, Moses Sorer (1762-1839), RESPONSA HATAM SOFER, Yoreh Deah 246, concerns a father who breached his oral agreement to hire a certain mohel to circumcise his son.
49) We also know that a Dutch mohel (ritual circumciser) who had been cited for violating the rules of his profession in Amsterdam, Jacob Chamis (or Xamis) de Orta, alias "Moyses Quen" (Moises Cohen), circumcised many men in Saint-Esprit, Peyrehorade, and Bordeaux in the late 1650s.
The one-time waiter / who has become a mohel / still depends on tips
Law that told the story of an elderly mohel (ritual circumciser) who was being sued.
In each case, the circumciser, or mohel, used his mouth to suck blood away from the infant's surgical wound, as Jewish doctrine has encouraged since the fifth century.
Listening to the chilling story of a mohel whose hand froze in mid-air
Socially, the context had changed from spiritual purification by a mohel to mental cure by a psychiatrist/doctor, but still the treatment was the same, still performed by the therapeutic counselor of their respective communities.
However, in his role as rabbi or spiritual leader in Uganda he has supervised life-cycle events, served as a mohel for ritual circumcision and as a shochet for the ritual slaughter of chickens.